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2020 Colorado New Play Summit criss-crosses cultures like never before

Annual celebration of new plays had its storytelling feet planted in all sorts of different worlds

Jessica Kahkoska Colorado New Play Summit 2020. In Her Bones. Photo by John Moore

Summit Spotlight: Jessica Kahkoska, ‘In Her Bones’

Homegrown project sheds light on a hidden heritage in southern Colorado

2020 Colorado New Play Summit casting includes first Native American Oscar winner for acting

The region’s largest new-play festival will gather dozens of actors, directors, playwrights and crew

‘twenty50’: What’s the cultural cost of taking a slice from America’s power pie?

Near-future world-premiere play considers the consequences of assimilation Playwright Tony Meneses was intrigued when he came across a Pew Research Center study that predicted 2050 will be the year the U.S. population will no longer have a white majority. That, in itself, could make for a compelling “near-future” pot-boiler. Imagine: What will white people do […]

CNPS Playwrights 2020

2020 Colorado New Play Summit plays and playwrights announced

Playwrights span Presidential Medal of Freedom winner, Colorado Springs native and ‘the definitive voice of Middle Eastern American theatre’

2019 Colorado New Play Summit. Kristina Fountaine. Kevin Curtis and Dan Lin in Wally World. Photo by John Moore

2019 Summit introduced ghosts, snakes and an array of potent new older women

Denver Center’s annual celebration of new works for the American stage tackled tough and topical issues    

Summit Spotlight: Isaac Gomez on writing his ‘Walmart Chekhov’

Playwright pays comic tribute to immigrant mother who rose from cashier to manager of a huge retail store on El Paso border